The Professional Services Council, which represents hundreds of companies that do business with the federal government, named David Berteau as its next CEO.
The federal government spends considerable resources tracking rare diseases. Dr. Christopher Austin is director of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health. Austin explained how rarity was defined and how many rare diseases exist.
The GAO, the administrations who preside over improper payments, the chief financial officers — it's not fair to say they're nonchalant about it. More like inured, numb to the magnitude of it.
Transportation Security Administration chief Peter Neffenger tells the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee the agency is moving in the right direction.
CQ Roll Call senior editor David Hawkings joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the latest topics on Capitol Hill, from the so-called Apple back door to the Zika virus and whether more money ought to be appropriated and for what agencies and whether the military should start requiring women to register for the draft.
The U.S. Mint is soliciting designs for a coin to commemorate the veterans of the World War I. April Stafford, the chief of design development at the Mint, shared details about the competition on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Pentagon itself does little to predict future spending on its biggest ticket items, according to a landmark study by the Government Accountability Office. Tim DiNapoli, GAO's director of acquisition and sourcing management issues, gives Federal Drive with Tom Temin all the details.
The House is sending legislation to the President's desk which would make it easier for federal agencies to share information about job candidates.
Kelley Sayler, associate fellow at the Center for a New American Security, tells Pentagon Solutions drones work better in groups.
John Palguta of the Partnership for Public Service has a command of the technical and legal complexities of federal employment. But he also has a feel for the human realities of being a public servant.
At 22, Jarrett Zubiate was managing a Verizon store, but he wanted more. Trained as a Navy hull technician, he stepped off the fleet to become a recruiter. Zubiate talks to Federal Drive with Tom Temin about being named the Navy's enlisted recruiter of the year.
Reports of counterfeit parts making it into sensitive Defense Department systems have steadily declined since agencies were required to make those reports in 2013. Marie Mak, director of acquisition and sourcing issues at the Government Accountability Office, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin why.
If Presidents thought more like chief executive officers, then perhaps so many of the big management snafus wouldn't happen. That's the view of Bob Tobias, founder and development director of the Key Executive Leadership program at American University. He shared the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Republican leaders are sidelining a bill which calls for privatizing the nation's air traffic control system. Congressional leaders plan to instead pass a stopgap measure to fund the Federal Aviation Administration through March.